Huawei woes widen as Asian carriers begin dropping its handsets

2019-05-22 13:33

Wireless operators in Asia have begun to drop Huawei mobile phones after the US put the Chinese telecom-gear giant on a blacklist blocking it from buying vital American components.

WATCH: Londoners react to Google cutting ties with Huawei

2019-05-21 20:01

Londoners react to the announcement that Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei.

Tencent's $66 billion wipeout bodes ill for Hong Kong stocks

2019-05-21 14:28

A quickening tumble in Tencent is likely to aggravate this month’s slump in Hong Kong equities as the trade war intensifies in the tech sector.

WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart

2019-05-20 19:25

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science.

7 ways humans can befriend machines in the workplace

2019-05-18 22:15

Automation is changing the skills companies require from workers, yet the speed with which it is happening in organisations varies, says the managing director at ManpowerGroup SA.

WATCH: Tesla to push software update following car fires

2019-05-16 21:38

Tesla will update its battery software after two recent fires involving its Model S electric vehicles in Shanghai and Hong Kong, the US automaker says, adding that investigations into the incidents are ongoing.

WATCH: Another brutal session for shares of Uber

2019-05-15 07:49

Uber shares have closed down over 10% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut.

WhatsApp urges users to update after spyware hacking report

2019-05-14 13:30

WhatsApp has pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people’s phones using commercial Israeli spyware.

Uber shares decline for second day in US pre-market

2019-05-13 16:38

Uber shares have fallen further after a rocky debut for the biggest initial public offering of the year.

WATCH: China to censor smoking, bikinis on the internet

2019-05-13 10:18

Content moderators in China have been tasked with the job of censoring unsuitable content such as smoking, tattoos and bikinis, the South China Morning Post reports.

 

WATCH: Staring at screens seriously hurts your child's development

2019-05-21 20:34

Screen time unfortunately is an inescapable reality of modern childhood.

WATCH: US is underestimating Huawei, says founder

2019-05-21 15:43

The US government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed on Huawei, a move aimed at minimising disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for US action.

Huawei: China warns about 'unwavering resolve' to fight US 'bullying'

2019-05-20 20:00

China could retaliate against the US after President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei Technologies, says the Chinese ambassador to the European Union.

WATCH: Amazon makes major $575m investment in Deliveroo

2019-05-20 17:15

Amazon has invested in a $575m funding round for the London-based food delivery platform, Deliveroo, entering the e-commerce giant into a crowded market of competitors like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Seamless.

WATCH: Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

2019-05-17 19:30

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue.

Tencent revenue growth hits its slowest pace since IPO

2019-05-16 15:59

Tencent has reported the slowest pace of sales growth since it went public in 2004, as China’s largest company struggles to revive a battered gaming division while battling the country’s decelerating economy.

WATCH: Amazon looks to its own employees for new delivery drivers

2019-05-15 06:53

Amazon launches a new program offering employees up to $10 000 to cover startup costs and the equivalent of three months salary to leave the company and start small package delivery businesses.

WATCH: High court says Apple lawsuit can move ahead

2019-05-14 12:38

A divided Supreme Court has ruled that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolised the market for the sale of iPhone apps.

Fall in data prices, BEE deal cut into Vodacom's net profit

2019-05-13 10:38

Vodacom has announced that its revenue and operating costs have increased but net profit fell marginally in the year ended March 31, 2019.

WATCH: Jeff Bezos unveils moon lander mockup

2019-05-11 19:59

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the US government's renewed push.

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